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Series: Chronicles of the New World Encounter
Published: 25 October 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382546-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8254-6
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-297
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
Published: 05 February 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385769-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8576-9
Published: 07 September 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8714-5
...List of Principal Characters ...
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396895-040
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9689-5
Series: The World Readers
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374961-033
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7496-1
Published: 02 November 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1283-2
...Cast of Principal Characters ...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 29 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374718-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7471-8
... Cochabamba was founded as a market town. The chapter describes the history of the city’s growth, highlighting the emergence of the Cancha as the principal locus of commercial activity in the city. urbanization markets urban planning ...
Published: 29 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375562-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7556-2
... Chapter 1 uses the case of the Carrera family of Chile, based principally upon their voluminous correspondence, to demonstrate how both men and women worked through extended family networks to carry out political plans. From 1810 to 1814, they were among the principal leaders of the independence...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373940-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7394-0
... In this chapter, Bill Schwarz explores the “revolution in philosophy” represented by the Haitian Revolution. Schwarz is concerned principally with the question of how historical temporalities can be understood and what political consequences follow, and he asks, “what is the significance...
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By Gary Y. Okihiro
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373834-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7383-4
... The future of Third World studies requires a strategic mastery of the language and ideologies of the ruling class to engage and upend oppression. But self-determination also demands discourses and practices not of the master’s creation. If divide and rule is a principal strategy in the exercise...
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 04 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376156-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7615-6
..., the principal theme of this chapter is to show how the archetype of “the Paulista Woman” imbued the female participants in the uprising with specific racial and class attributes and depoliticized women’s entrance into the public sphere. It also considers the limits of acceptable forms of participation for women...
Published: 22 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374275-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7427-5
... The introduction acquaints the reader with the principal protagonists of this book, a group of IT workers from India who took short-term visas to work in Germany. It discusses the history of this migration program against the background of the guest worker program of the post–World War II era...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... This chapter explores bodily ramifications of multisite networked music, sometimes called telematics, in which improvisation serves a principal role. Drawing on interviews and musical analysis related to the 2010 networked concert titled “Inspiraling: Telematic Jazz Explorations,” and calling...
Published: 08 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375661-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7566-1
... was to replace art with an active, passionate engagement with everyday life. The SI initially pursued this goal through unitary urbanism and the construction of situations; these goals were later eclipsed by a rigorous critique of the spectacle as the principal obstacle to the realization of the Situationist...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373148-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7314-8
... While in the global north the debate around human rights for LGBT people is principally focused on marriage equality and trans rights, many jurisdictions in the global south remain burdened with the legacy of colonially imposed anti-sodomy laws. These archaic statutes make it a crime, sometimes...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... associated with immigration: loss of a physical home, loss of family, loss of language. His principal narrator, Yunior de las Casas, illustrates the psychocultural migration intrinsic to people who are stuck in a narrative of loss. The stories in Drown are striking examples of contemporary Dominican...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-126
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... in the 1970s, although the popular neighborhood of Chijini has celebrated a fiesta in honor of the Christ of Gran Poder since 1927. Today the festival is a grand display of social, economic, and cultural power. It takes over the principal thoroughfares of the city, involves a million dollars worth of economic...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 04 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375685-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7568-5
... became Cuban television’s principal function. communism socialist modernity Russian broadcasting model socialist bloc ...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... recognizability as a human activity (performance), object (inscription), and sensibility (mode of listening) can work to elevate its conceptual status above scrutiny. This entry highlights how music has been naturalized in three principal ways: as science, as art, and as performance. In relation to sound studies...